President Barack Obama has signed into law a bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers.
It’s truly spring. Farmers market tables that have been heavy on flowering kale and braising greens are multiplying by the week with new producers and fresh crops. Columbia City’s popular market will start the 2013 season on Wednesday (May 1) from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. (chefs can squeeze in e
Scientists revealed Wednesday that they have found the first solid archaeological evidence that some of the earliest American colonists at Jamestown, Va., survived harsh conditions by turning to cannibalism.
CBS' soap "The Young and the Restless" earned a leading 23 Daytime Emmy nominations on Wednesday, including three of the four competitors for best actor, while ABC rival "General Hospital" had 19 nominations.
Here is the statement the Federal Reserve released Wednesday after its two-day policy meeting:
One man was wounded in a leg in a gunfight involving five or six people Wednesday morning in a Tacoma alley.
While under federal court oversight, California's prison mental health system has been spending far more on anti-psychotic drugs than other states with large prison systems, raising questions about whether patients are receiving proper treatment.
A brazen kidnapping attempt in the Sierra Nevada foothills not far from where an 8-year-old girl was stabbed to death in her home most likely is a bizarre coincidence, investigators said Wednesday.
President Barack Obama intends to nominate veteran Rep. Melvin Watt to head the Federal Housing Finance Agency, the government regulator that oversees lending giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He also has chosen a former telecommunications lobbyist to head the Federal Communications Commission, the White House said.
Fed stands by stimulus, says it could increase or slow bond purchases if job market changes.
More travelers are bringing their entertainment with them and LodgeNet, a hotel TV entertainment provider, has filed for bankruptcy. Some major hotel chains also have dropped sex-related TV programs.
Thousands of activists on Wednesday celebrated the anniversary of the U.S. Navy's departure from the Puerto Rican island of Vieques 10 years ago, despite concerns that progress has been slow in cleaning up and developing a place many hoped would flourish.
EBay says it is monitoring listings to ensure nobody uses the auction website to profit from the Boston Marathon bombings.
A bid by the world's largest online poker website to buy an Atlantic City casino has gone bust.
A woman posing as a health care worker at a Billings hospital accompanied doctors on multiple patient checks, leading Montana health officials to warn employees at other facilities to be on the lookout for an impostor wearing scrubs or a lab coat.
A new court document says that an Idaho man charged with attempting to assassinate President Barack Obama by shooting at the White House practiced with his weapon for six months and may have been upset about the country's marijuana policy.
A man riding a bicycle was killed in a collision with a semi-truck Wednesday morning in an industrial area south of downtown Seattle.
Lawyers for two men friendly with the Boston Marathon bombing suspect say their clients have been extensively interviewed by federal investigators.
Here are a few links on the day after the day after it was made clear the NBA is unlikely to return to Seattle next year. … — Here’s our story looking at what Chris Hansen’s options may be now; — Times columnist Danny Westneat says Seattle was too nice to get the NBA b
The English National Opera's 2013-14 season will include a world premiere of Oedipus-inspired opera "Thebans" and the return of Monty Python's Terry Gilliam to direct a new production, the company announced Wednesday.